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New Job Field Coordinator-Stage 2 In Ontario

Field Coordinator-Stage 2
Field Coordinator-Stage 2

Field Coordinator-Stage 2

Company : City of Ottawa
Salary : $74,591–$90,760 a year
Location : Ontario

Full Description

Requisition ID: 6846
Department: Transit Services Department
Service: Rail Construction Program Service
Branch: Construction Management Branch
Employment Type: 1 Full-time Temporary - Up to 1 year
Work Hours: 35.00 /hours per week
Affiliation: CIPP
Salary Information: $74,590.88 - $90,759.76 annually (2022 rates of pay)
Location: Gillin Building,141 Laurier Avenue
City: Ottawa, ON
Job Category: Transportation
Application Close: 17/02/2023


The mandate of the Rail Construction Program is to transform, develop, grow and sustain Ottawa’s Light Rail Transit Systems as a component of the City of Ottawa’s overall transportation and mobility strategy.

You are responsible for: coordinating, overseeing and monitoring the construction works related to the Stage 2 Light Rail Transit (LRT) project within the City’s Rail Construction Program; coordinating works associated with multiple phases of the project, including early works, design, construction, demolition, rehabilitation, testing, commissioning, closeout, turnover to clients, warranty and maintenance; and supporting management staff in the decision-making process by implementing construction oversight and inspection to assess the performance, quality and progress of the Stage 2 LRT project construction works.

You also: perform a key role in site coordination and communication; ensure compliance with all construction contract requirements; interface with contractors, consultants and external stakeholders; monitor, track and report on project status; perform site visits and prepare daily field inspection reports; review submittals and payment requests; and actively work to resolve issues in the field wherever possible, and escalate to management when needed.


Completion of 4 year university degree in a relevant engineering discipline or applied science from an accredited university

Minimum of 3 years of relevant field experience on construction projects.

Experience on light rail construction projects is desirable


Valid Ontario unrestricted G class driver’s licence (or provincial equivalent) with no more than 6 demerit points accumulated
Licensed Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) with Professional Engineers Ontario (PEO) OR Licensed Architect with Ontario Association of Architects (OAA) is desirable
Certificate of Recognition (COR) training or certification from IHSA is desirable


  • Engineering standards for Ontario/Canada and related to the field of expertise
  • Various engineering standards, bylaws and related national and provincial codes
  • Applicable acts, legislations, regulations and guidelines
  • City of Ottawa standards and specifications
  • OPSS, MOE and other related agency regulations
  • Awareness of project management concepts
  • Contract management
  • Engineering, construction and design processes
  • Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, MS Outlook, etc.)
  • Field investigation techniques
  • Knowledge of applicable health and safety legislation, including the rights and duties of workers
  • Awareness of project management concepts
  • Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations for Construction Projects for Ontario


  • Ability to read technical plans and drawings for multiple disciplines, including structural, civil, architectural, etc.
  • Prepare and deliver field inspection reports and progress reports
  • Plan, operate and supervise engineering and process studies
  • Effective time management and task prioritization
  • Manage projects and meet objectives
  • Work professionally with contractors, consultants and other technical authorities
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Display good judgement with staff, professionals and clients
  • Strong technical and analytical skills
  • Undertake projects and tasks with minimal supervision
  • Build effective interpersonal relationships
  • Strong initiative, judgement, reliability
  • Highly motivated and conscientious
  • Diplomacy, discretion and tact
  • Flexible, organized, detailed-oriented and an independent worker
  • Able to work well in a team-oriented environment
  • Willingness to work outside normal working hours
  • Access to a personal vehicle also required.


  • Language Requirement: English oral, reading, writing
  • Driver’s License Requirement: A valid Ontario unrestricted G class driver’s license (or provincial equivalent) with no more than 6 demerit points accumulated
  • Experience and formal training combined with demonstrated performance and ability may substitute for stipulated academic requirements.
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We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position. Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

The City of Ottawa promotes the principles of diversity and inclusion and adheres to the tenets of the Canadian Human Rights Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. We encourage applications from members of Indigenous, Black and other racialized communities, persons with disabilities, women and non-binary persons, persons of all ethnic origins, religions, sexual orientations, classes, gender identities and expressions.
Candidates are encouraged to self-identify as a member of one or more designated employment equity groups in the self-identification questionnaire.

The City of Ottawa provides accommodation during all parts of the hiring process, upon request, to applicants with disabilities. If contacted to proceed to the selection process, please advise us if you require any accommodation.

Accessible formats and communication supports are available upon request. Please contact the HR Service Centre at 613-580-2424, extension 47411.